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A Matter of Honor de Edward H. Carpenter

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Présentation de l'éditeur :In the latter part of the 1800’s, George Wickham, decorated military officer, family man, and pillar of the community was inspired to pen a collection of anecdotes describing his recollections of the events of his life and the nature of English society between 1790 and 1849.
It appears that his motivation to record these narratives came originally from his wife, Lydia Bennet Wickham, who seems to have been distressed at the treatment her husband received by the amateur historiographer of the Bennet family, Miss Jane Austen.
Whatever the reason for creating this history, Wickham himself deemed the account to be too scandalous to be released publicly in his own lifetime, but made arrangements for the texts to be published posthumously, noting in his own words that “a hundred years hence, or thereabouts, even the descendants of our good Prince Regent might be able to read such a tale with a wince and a grin, mourning the sad state of affairs t…